Who Is Keyshia Ka'oir? 8 Things We Know About Gucci Mane's Wife

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Who is Keyshia Ka’oir? 8 Things We Know About Gucci Mane's Wife

There’s nothing that shows love more than a 60-carat diamond — especially if you’re Gucci Mane's wife, that is. The rapper gifted his wife Keyshia Ka’Oiron a humongous diamond ring for Valentine’s Day, and then flaunted the huge rock on social media. Gucci said he upgraded Keyshia’s wedding ring to a 60 Ct. “flawless oval” rock, and said he went all out “for all the Valentines I missed.”

After his wife gifted him a 35-carat pinky ring worth over $1 million, Gucci Mane had to do something even more over-the-top for his beloved bride on Valentine’s Day. The 39-year-old rapper showed off the new, insanely large 60-carat ring he bought for his wife, 34, as an upgrade to her engagement ring in a video on Instagram.

“To my beautiful wife @KeyshiaKaoir Davis. For all the Valentines I missed I wanted to upgrade your wedding ring to this 60ct flawless oval ROCK,” Mane wrote, adding his signature tagline “#Brrr.”

Ka’oir’s new rock beats out Beyoncé’s $5 million, 18-carat sparkler, Mariah Carey’s 35-carat emerald-cut diamond from her billionaire ex-fiancé James Packer and even Elizabeth Taylor’s famous $8.8 million, 33-carat Krupp diamond. The “upgrade” was from the 25-carat engagement ring Mane proposed with. Oh to be so stinking rich.

Meanwhile, Sheena Evans claims she’s on welfare while trying to get a raise in child support from the rapper for their child. Currently, Sheena collects $2,000 per month for her 11-year-old son with Gucci, Keitheon. Evans said Gucci spends tons of cash on watches and jewelry, and a million-dollar wedding. Gucci has denied his baby mama needs a raise in child support and has questioned the $20,000 per month she is seeking — chump change for the value of that 6-carat rock.

So who is Gucci Mane’s wife Keyshia Ka’oir? Here are 8 things we know about her.

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1. She’s Jamaican.

Keyshia Ka’oir was born Keyshia Watson in Kingston, Jamaica on Jan. 10, 1985. Ka’oir has been living in the U.S. since she was 17 years old when she moved to Florida with her family. She has been in the U.S. since. In 2009 after college, Ka’oir moved to South Beach to pursue modeling under the name Keyshia Dior.

Gucci writes in his autobiography that Keyshia was 10 her father was killed.

“After that her mother moved her and her brothers out of the country. They spent a year in Canada before settling down in Miami." 

2. She studied nursing.

After high school, Keyshia enrolled in nursing college, following in the footsteps of her mother, a nurse practitioner.

“But Keyshia wasn’t meant to be wearing scrubs. This was a girl who’d been voted best dressed in her class every year in high school,” Gucci wrote. “Her passion in life was clothes, makeup, and hair. Fashion and beauty. So she dropped out and enrolled in cosmetology school with a dream of becoming a stylist to the stars.”

3. The two met on set.

Ka’oir met rapper Gucci mane in 2010 when he wanted her to appear in one of his music videos so he tracked her down.

“I’d first seen her in Timbaland and Drake’s 'Say Something' video not long after I went back to Fulton County. Then I came across her again in XXL’s 'Eye Candy,'” Gucci wrote

Not only did he get her to star in his video, but he got her as his girl too and the pair have been together since.

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4. She fell in love while giving Gucci a bath.

Ka'oir revealed to Page Six during her press tour for the couple's wedding special, that she realized she loved Gucci after bathing him.

"I went on tour with Gucci in 2010 -- that is when it really started to get serious. I fell in love with Gucci when I bathed him... I put him in a shower and just bathed him. I just did things to him and he looked at me and said, ‘Wow, no one has ever bathed me before,'” she said in the interview. “I am a traditional Jamaican lady, that is what you do. You take care of your man."  

5. Gucci proposed during a basketball game.

Gucci proposed to Ka’oir on Nov. 22, 2016 in the middle of an Atlanta Hawks basketball game. He got on one knee and presented her with a 25 carat diamond, and it was all captured on the arena’s “Kiss Cam.” 

6. She has her own cosmetic line. 

Ka’oir is the CEO and the creative force behind her own brand of cosmetics, KA’OIR Cosmetics. One night in 2009 she wanted to wear blue lipstick to match her shoes and her dress, and couldn’t find one from any of the major cosmetics companies.

“My friends were all like, you can’t wear blue lipstick because people will make fun of you. I ignored them because I’m always a unique person and I want to be over the edge," according to an excerpt from Gucci’s autobiography. 

She mixed her blue eye shadow with some lip gloss to create a highly pigmented sky blue lipstick, wore it out, and her look ended up all over the blogs the next day.

“No one knew my name, no one knew who I was, but everyone wanted to be the girl with the mohawk and the blue lipstick,” she said. She started her company in 2010 and her line embraces everything about who Ka’oir is — bright, bold and vibrant colors and energy. Ka’oir developed a specific lipstick in honor of the fight against breast cancer with a percentage of the proceeds being donated to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Miami/Ft. Lauderdale Affiliate.

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7. She started her own clothing line.

Ka’oir also launched her own clothing line of fashionable and comfortable jumpsuits, bodysuits, mod and funky dresses, as well as accessories like sunglasses and belts. 

8. She also has a fitness line.

Keyshia launched her fitness line Ka'oir Fitness in 2011 with a range of products such as waist trainers, thigh "erasers," and fitness gear. Her fitness Instagram account is used to promote living a healthy lifestyle with 30-day challenges for her 300,000 fans.  

Looks like Keyshia Ka'oir has made quite the name for herself.

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Maria Lianos-Carbone is author of "Oh Baby! A Mom's Self-Care Survival Guide for the First Year" and publisher of amotherworld.com.

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